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Table 1 Chemical composition of sugarcane bagasse (SB) native hemicellulose hydrolysate, vacuum concentrated, and detoxified (overliming plus activated charcoal)

From: Multi-scale structural and chemical analysis of sugarcane bagasse in the process of sequential acid–base pretreatment and ethanol production by Scheffersomyces shehatae and Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Compound (g/l) Crude hydrolysate Concentrated hydrolysate (3x) Detoxified hydrolysate
Glucose nd 0.39 0.31
Xylose 10.9 37.44 30.89
Arabinose nd 2.73 2.31
Acetic acid 0.53 1.83 1.26
HMF 0.005 6 × 10-3 5.93 × 10-4
Furfural 0.02 2.85 × 10-3 1 × 10-3
pH 1.0 0.5 5.5
  1. HMF, hydroxymethylfurfural; nd, not detectable; SB, sugarcane bagasse.